HOPWA Request for Proposals - Program Years 2023-2028

RFP Training - March 22, 2023 (9am-12pm)

All interested Offerors may attend a tentative RFP training. The training is scheduled for
March 22, 2023 from 9:00am to 12:00pm. A virtual option will be provided to attend and will be recorded for Offerors that could not attend.

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MFA is the state formula grantee for the HUD Housing Opportunity for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) Formula Grant
Program governed by the AIDS Housing Opportunities Act, 42 USC Sec. 12910 et. Seq. (the Act); HOPWA Program
rule, 24 CFR 574 as amended, and the Consolidated Plan rule, 24 CFR 91 as amended (the Regulations). MFA has also
been designated by the City of Albuquerque as the administering agency for the HOPWA funds awarded to the City
of Albuquerque.

This Request for Proposals (RFP) is issued pursuant to MFA’s Procurement Policy to solicit proposals from qualified
Offerors capable of providing Program Services to eligible individuals and households according to the U.S.
jof Housing and Urban Development’s Office of HIV/AIDS Housing. The term of this RFP will cover the
2023‐2025 program years with potential extensions for program years 2025‐2026, 2026‐2027 and 2027‐2028 in
accordance with 24 CFR 574 and the HOPWA Desk Guide published by HUD at
https://www.hudexchange.info/programs/hopwa/. Funding will be made through a competitive process to eligible
Offerors. The estimated funding available for the 2023‐2024 program year is $1,227,236.


Activity Date
RFP Released upon Board approval/posted to MFA website 3/16/2023
RFP training (virtual) 3/22/2023
“FAQ” opens on MFA website 3/28/2023
FAQs answered 3/29/2023
FAQs answered 4/05/2023
FAQs answered 4/12/2023
RFP submission DEADLINE 4/18/2023
MFA to notify Offerors of deficiency items 4/20/2023
DEADLINE for deficiency corrections 4/27/2023
Award Notification sent to Offerors 5/11/2023
Protest Period begins 5/11/2023
Protest Period ends 5/16/2023
Present Award Recommendations to MFA Board 6/21/2023
Contracts Sent upon Board Approval 6/22/2023
Contracts DUE to MFA 6/29/2023


Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) Request for Proposals - Program Years 2023-2028


Questions pertaining to this RFP and application must be submitted via MFA’s website at RFPs, RFQs, & NOFAs.

Select the HOPWA RFP.
Select “Services FAQs” link to HOPWA RFP.

The FAQ will open on March 28, 2023 and will CLOSE April 12, 2023.
To submit your questions, scroll down to the “Ask a question” section, enter your name, email address, and type your question in the “Question” box. MFA will post answers once a week as follows: March 29, April 5 and April 12.

Note: Questions may not be asked outside of this format in order for all applicants to have equal opportunity to obtain information.